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Communities of Interest

Listed below are the LEADS Communities of Interest (CoI) for each of our instructor lead courses (hosted on DHA SharePoint; CAC authentication required).

The LEADS Community site is open to anyone with a DoD CAC and other related divisions. The course sites have limited public view and some pages are restricted for attendees only access.

To access sites please follow these directions:

  • CAC login required and when asked to select a CAC certificate you must choose the one with the “DoD Email” on it.
  • Log into the DHA SharePoint site
  • Once at the DHA page you can mouse over "J7-Training" on the blue navigation bar. 
  • Drop down menu will appear then select "LEADS" – from there you will have access to our other communities.

Note: You can also type in LEADS on the DHA SharePoint search box.

If you have issues access LEADS communities please feel free to contact us via email

Course Description 
LEADS Community The LEADS Community site is open to anyone witha DoD CAC and other related divisions.
LEADS Healthcare Management Course

This community has been established for the individuals attending the LEADS sponsored Healthcare Management Course.

LEADS Capstone Course for MHS Leaders This community has been established for those individuals attending the LEADS sponsored Capstone Course.
LEADS Enhanced Multi-Services Market (eMSM)

The course address enhanced Multi-Service Market (eMSM) management and was driven by the March 2012 and March 2013 Deputy Secretary of Defense memorandums, as part of a larger re-engineering of the governance of the Military Health System. The course focuses on best practices within each of the markets, with the intent of bringing the performance level of each of the markets to that of the best practice. An additional benefit to the attendee is the interaction that takes place amongst your peers within the other markets.

Note: Link will take you to the DHA SharePoint main page - From there mouse over "J7-Training" on the blue navigation bar

Drop down menu will appear then select "JMESI" - and there you will see the eMSM community link.
Medical Executive Competencies Review (MECR)

Access by invite only (not open to all)

The LEADS conducts this review every three years. This process is essential in order to maintain current and relevant competency standards for military healthcare leaders. For this important task, you will be joined by peers representing the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the LEADS staff, and several guests.

Thirty-five competencies comprise the framework for the medical executive skills required of senior leaders prior to assuming command at medical treatment facilities or assuming key medical command staff positions. Each competency is described by a set of behaviors. Review board participants will evaluate these competencies for relevance and validity, and will provide recommendations for change where applicable. This will involve both independent consideration in advance using read-ahead materials and participation in the facilitated on-site review. Decisions made by consensus of the group will accomplish the revalidation of the competencies.​

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